Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 7th Mar 2007 18:05 UTC, submitted by Luis
Linux Complaining about Windows Vista is a national past time on Internet forums these days. Windows Vista 'costs too much', 'has onerous product activation', 'requires too much hardware', etc. These complaints are often followed up by a very simple boast: 'I'm just going to switch to Linux'. But in today's landscape, how viable is that statment? Is the threat to switch to Linux an empty one, or is it entirely possible?"
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Can we live without Windows? Uh, yep!
by MrMotane on Thu 8th Mar 2007 17:47 UTC
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If there is so many forums complaining about Vista, why use it? XP usually suits most just fine, but I've switched to Linux a long time ago. You also can buy a Macintosh. If your a gamer, sure your stuck in windows world, but for everything else...why stay? Buy an Xbox. It's a hell of alot cheaper than buying a retail version of Vista Ultimate and all the software you need to replace for it. I'm tired of this old arguement. Unless you use standerds that require an a Windows OS you can live just fine without it. In fact, you'd be better off.

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